Revelation, 9 May 1831, as Recorded in Hyde and Smith, Notebook [D&C 50]

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in death even as I will & wo is them that is cut off from my for the same is overcome of the world wherefore let every man be aware lest he do that which is not in truth & righteousness before me, And now come saith the Lord by the Spirit unto the of his church & let us reason together that ye may understand let us reason even as a man reasoneth one with another face to face, now when a man reasoneth he is understood of man because he reasoneth as a man even so will I the lord reason with you that you may understand wherefore I the Lord asketh you this question unto what was ye , to preach my Gospel by the spirit even the comforter which was sent forth to teach the truth & then received ye spirits which ye could not understand & recd. them to be of God & in this are ye justified! behold ye shall answer this question of yourselves nevertheless I will be merciful unto you he that is weak among you hereafter shall be made strong verily I say unto you he that is of me & sent forth to preach the word of truth by the comforter the spirit of truth doth he preach it by the spirit of truth or some other way if by some other way it be not of God, & again, he that receiveth [p. [23]]
in death even as I will & wo is them that is cut off from my for the same is overcome of the world wherefore let every man be aware lest he do that which is not in truth & righteousness before me, And now come saith the Lord by the Spirit unto the of his church & let us reason together that ye may understand let us reason even as a man reasoneth one with another face to face, now when a man reasoneth he is understood of man because he reasoneth as a man even so will I the lord reason with you that you may understand wherefore I the Lord asketh you this question unto what was ye , to preach my Gospel by the spirit even the comforter which was sent forth to teach the truth & then received ye spirits which ye could not understand & recd. them to be of God & in this are ye justified! behold ye shall answer this question of yourselves nevertheless I will be merciful unto you he that is weak among you hereafter shall be made strong verily I say unto you he that is of me & sent forth to preach the word of truth by the comforter the spirit of truth doth he preach it by the spirit of truth or some other way if by some other way it be not of God, & again, he that receiveth [p. [23]]
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